NTSB Identification: NYC98FAMS2
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 15, 1998 in ATLANTIC OCEAN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/30/2007
Aircraft: Nauer LANCAIR 4P, registration: N88PP
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The homebuilt Lancair 4P departed Horta, Azores, destined for St John's, Newfoundland. The airplane was reported missing over the Atlantic Ocean, and presumed destroyed. The certificated commercial pilot and passenger were missing. The pilot filed an International Civilian Aviation Organization (ICAO) instrument flight rules flight plan, and the ferry flight was conducted under 14 CFR Part 91.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:


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